Asghar Ali Engineer sahab passes away

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Doctor
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Asghar Ali Engineer sahab passes away

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Unread post by Doctor » Tue May 14, 2013 3:15 am

Inna lillahe wa inna ilayhe rajeoon.


asad
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Unread post by asad » Tue May 14, 2013 3:33 am

Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un (إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ)

a great loss to whole reform movement. All sensible Bohras should mourn his death more than they will mourn for their Dai.

asad
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Unread post by asad » Tue May 14, 2013 3:45 am

Request to Admin: can this thread be kept for condolence only, as it will attract a lot of negative comments so if people want they can open another thread and vommit as much as they want.

voice
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Unread post by voice » Tue May 14, 2013 3:47 am

Inna lillahe wa inna ilayhe rajeoon.

zinger
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Unread post by zinger » Tue May 14, 2013 4:15 am

Inna Illahe Wa Illahe Rajeoon.

Our condolences to his family.

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Unread post by zinger » Tue May 14, 2013 4:22 am

A sincere and humble request to all my brothers-in-faith.

please share your condolences only, if you wish to.

if you do not wish to, then please refrain from saying anything else.

laloo
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Unread post by laloo » Tue May 14, 2013 4:28 am

قالوا انا لله وانا اليه راجعون
say: 'Surely we belong to God and to Him shall we return'.
[Quran, Sura Al-Baqara, Verse 156.]

Grayson
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Unread post by Grayson » Tue May 14, 2013 4:56 am

I wish him peace in the afterlife and patience for those affected by this loss.

zinger
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Unread post by zinger » Tue May 14, 2013 6:25 am

asad wrote:Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un (إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ)

a great loss to whole reform movement. All sensible Bohras should mourn his death more than they will mourn for their Dai.

Dont know how i missed this.

Asad, please do the same when your father dies. please be sure to pray Fatiha for Asghar Ali Engineer on your Fathers ziarat ka jaman
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Aymelek
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Unread post by Aymelek » Tue May 14, 2013 6:49 am

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/indi ... 046185.cms

Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un (إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ)

May Lord give his family strength during their this time of grief.

I agree with comments from Br. zinger, Orthodox bohras should refrain from abuses atleast over a dead person. Further, reformists and others should also be sensitive enough to not to drag Dai or talk about his death here. It will just end up as mud slinging match.


Humsafar
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Unread post by Humsafar » Tue May 14, 2013 9:54 am

Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un
A great loss to the community.

badrijanab
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Unread post by badrijanab » Tue May 14, 2013 9:58 am

Kalu in'na lil lahe wa inna alayhe rajeun.

anajmi
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Unread post by anajmi » Tue May 14, 2013 10:16 am

May Allah bless his soul and grant him easy access to Jannah. May the work he started carry on better than when he was alive. I am deeply saddened having read this news. He was a good man and an example to follow.
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abde53
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Unread post by abde53 » Tue May 14, 2013 10:20 am

A great loss to MUSLIM community. We abdes disagree with him but he was known as Islamic Scholar around the Muslim World. He was known for scholarly knowledge in Muslim Countries than many of our Shezaadas. He was the voice of Muslims after the demolition of Barbri Masjid and Gujarat Riots.
May Allah grant his family Sabr and Inna Lillah Hey Wa Inna Elehi Rajeum, Innalaha Maa Us fi Saberon.

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Unread post by saifuddin ujjain » Tue May 14, 2013 10:22 am

badrijanab wrote:Kalu in'na lil lahe wa inna alayhe rajeun.
allah tallah give him place in janautul firdoze

porus
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Unread post by porus » Tue May 14, 2013 10:29 am

This news took my breath away.

رَحْمَةُ اللهِ عَلَيْهِ وَ اللهُ يُصَبِّرُ أهْلَهُ, آمِين

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Unread post by seeker110 » Tue May 14, 2013 10:55 am

The hardest blow to our community.

SBM
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Unread post by SBM » Tue May 14, 2013 11:06 am

asad wrote:Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un (إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ)

a great loss to whole reform movement. All sensible Bohras should mourn his death more than they will mourn for their Dai.
Agree.
There is a saying that Allah calls back good people earlier. Dr Engineer died at the age of 78 while Abdes are looking their Dai till Qayamat. Make your own judgments.
May Allah give him place in Jannat and Sabar to his loved ones. A great loss for the Muslim Ummah, While Kotharis were kissing Killer Modi's bottom, he was a voice to reckon with against his atrocities.

SAJJAD
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Unread post by SAJJAD » Tue May 14, 2013 11:10 am

Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un (إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ)
May ALLAH rest him in Peace.

British
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Unread post by British » Tue May 14, 2013 11:24 am

Indeed a great loss.
Peace be upon him and condolences to his family.

Biradar
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Unread post by Biradar » Tue May 14, 2013 11:28 am

This is terrible news, and a great loss to the community, not just progressive Bohras and Muslims, but also to the larger community that strives for justice and equality for all. Although most of us did not know Dr. Engineer personally, he has influenced us in more than one way. First, by his sheer bravery in fighting an unstoppable and merciless behemoth, and second, by his numerous writings. His personal humility and simplicity was evident for all to see, and even in the face of intense persecution he maintained a saint-like calm and composure.

This news has made me very sad. May his family, friends and supporters find inspiration from his life to continue his work, and may we all follow his example and try to make our society a better place, in any small way we can.

voice
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Unread post by voice » Tue May 14, 2013 12:28 pm

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has condoled the passing away of Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer, the renowned scholar and social activist.
http://twocircles.net/2013may14/dr_engi ... 4.facebook

voice
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Unread post by voice » Tue May 14, 2013 12:30 pm

Along with the entire country, Assam too has expressed its grief at the demise of renowned scholar and progressive thinker Asghar Ali Engineer on Tuesday at the age of 74 in Mumbai. The reformist leader who has visited the state number of times during the hour of crisis has left a mark among the people of the state who appreciated his way of life.
http://twocircles.net/2013may14/assam_e ... I.facebook

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Unread post by think » Tue May 14, 2013 1:20 pm

wa inna lillahi wa inna rajaoon. May the soul rest in peace. May Allah in his infinite wisrom give his family the strength to bear the loss of MR. Asghar Ali Engineer, a great scholar and a true humanitarian.

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Unread post by humanbeing » Tue May 14, 2013 2:38 pm

Inna lillahe wa inna ilayhe rajeoon.
May Allah rest his soul in peace, A brave man ! departed with honor !
Khuda ni Rehmat Ali Asgar Engineer par !
Indeed a sad news ! He shall be remembered with pride and respect of being a man who stood against tyranny.

SBM
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Unread post by SBM » Tue May 14, 2013 2:59 pm

humanbeing wrote:Inna lillahe wa inna ilayhe rajeoon.
May Allah rest his soul in peace, A brave man ! departed with honor !
Khuda ni Rehmat Ali Asgar Engineer par !
Indeed a sad news ! He shall be remembered with pride and respect of being a man who stood against tyranny.
Kaho Engineer key upar Rehmatuallah
Kaho Dushman pe uske Lanatullah

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Tue May 14, 2013 3:30 pm

Mr.Asghar Ali Engineer's clarity and compassion in dealing wth matters related to the harsh realities of communalism, its manifestation into communal politics, the distortion of history in school texts, partisan majoritarianism within state structures provided a guidance to one and all.

As part of the Committee of Justice for All, a People s campaign for the Tabling of the Prevention of Communal and Targeted Violence Bill 2011 he was one of its strongest votaries..

May his soul rest in peace.